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V Victoria & Area P Peninsula W Westshore

D Duncan & Area N Nanaimo & Area C Courtenay/Comox

1 THURSDAY Giggles and Wiggles


10:30am at Bruce Hutchison Branch Library See MON JULY 8 for details. For young children and their families; children under 3 must be accompanied by an adult. Free.

Evening Campground Program


7pm at Island View Beach Regional Park An evening of activities and games to learn about what critters are up to this time of day. Bring a beach chair and meet at the campfire ring at Island View Beach campground, off Homathko Rd. All ages. Free.


Creatures of the Summer Night


8pm at Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary, 3873 Swan Lake Road Sharpen your senses to look for owls, bats and other nighttime creatures. Using a grab bag of tricks, you’ll discover how these animals are adapted to their nocturnal life. Pre-registration required. $9/members; $10/non-members.

Going Crabby


12:30pm at Island View Beach Regional Park Meet some of the crabs and their cousins that make Island View Beach their special home. Intertidal exploration to discover these creatures up close and personal. Meet at the grassy area adjacent to the picnic shelter off Homathko Rd. All ages. Free.

3 SATURDAY Moon Walk

4 SUNDAY Victoria Symphony Splash


In Victoria Inner Harbour From a floating stage in the Inner Harbour, the Victoria Symphony Orchestra and special guests will perform, ending with a grand finale performance of Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture—with fireworks of course. Free.

Seals! Seals!


1pm at Witty’s Lagoon Regional Park See Tower Point’s most avid sun worshippers and swimming enthusiasts—the harbour seal. Binoculars and spotting scopes provided. Meet at Tower Point parking lot off Olympic View Dr. All ages. Free.


1pm at Coles Bay Regional Park Did you know one of North America’s largest Once Upon a StoryWalk V marine snails live at this regional park? Look for 10:30am at Juan de Fuca Branch Library marine creatures like crabs, sea stars and the Individual pages of a storybook, mounted on sign elusive moon snail. Includes wading in the water, posts, are placed outdoors in a circuit. Children so be prepared to get your feet and clothes wet follow the narrative by visiting each sign post in (wear shorts and sandals or beach shoes). Meet sequence. After the StoryWalk, come to the library at the information kiosk in the parking lot off Infor a craft. Everyone welcome; children must be verness Rd. 5+ years. Free. accompanied by an adult. Rain or shine; please dress appropriately. Free.

Busy Beavers


10am at Swan Lake Christmas Hill Nature Sanctuary, 3873 Swan Lake Road Includes hands-on discovery, an outside still, story and craft. Fee.

Open Air Library


10am at Iroquois Park 2295 Ocean Ave Read books, visit with others and enjoy the outdoor park facilities with your family. Take one book home with you when you leave. Free.


It is time to do something, get involved, learn to invest in your future and grow habits that will reward you.

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